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... expressed interest in throughout the week. Then I stumbled upon two gems in his library, Simon and Garfunkel and Jimi Hendrix! I can't explain how excited I was. After 3 1/2 weeks without a music player and only hearing Brazilian music it was awesome to know if be listening to some good American guitar rock very soon, and also some good easy listening American folk. I'm not huge on country pride but we definitely do music well. I went to the ...
... Forte. Add traffic to that, and the journey each way took almost three hours!
The beach was worth it: a welcome respite from the urban jungle of Salvador. I loved the breeze. Soothing to the soul. It was unzipping from a straightjacket of unexpected sensory overload in Pelourinho.
I went straight to Projecto Tamar to check out the turtles. This is part of a massive turtle conservation network across the east coast of Brazil. These turtles migrate all ...
... nights are especially big party nights in Brazil. There are multiple street concerts every Tuesday; some played by the legendary Olodum, and other percussion groups. I visited one such party on “the stairs” by a massive church. A live band jammed away while people of all ages danced along the crowded stairway. It was a great vibe and I wished I had someone to share it with. Bolivia has a bit less cultural attractions ...
... with African communities in other parts of the world. We talked about the need for focus and determination, belief in self and to believe that anything is possible. We talked about looking at history for examples of how we had overcome great obstacles in the past to achieve great things and to use those examples as inspiration.
The mother of the girls listened in on the discussion and joined in towards the end. She was ...
Today we went on the Island Tour to Priest Island and Itaparica and met some new friends. Our host picked us up from the apartment just before 8 am as agreed and headed to the other side of the city to pick up three African-American sisters from New Jersey.
On the way to the docks we had another preview tour of the lower city with all its colonial architecture. The docks was a busy affair with hundreds of tourists, mainly Brazilians from other ...